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The Canterbury tales nine tales and the general prologue : authoritative text, sources and backgrounds, criticism by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Canterbury


  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400,
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- England -- Canterbury -- Poetry,
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature,
  • Tales, Medieval -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [547]-552).

Statementselected and edited by V.A. Kolve, Glending Olson.
SeriesA Norton critical edition
ContributionsKolve, V. A., Olson, Glending.
LC ClassificationsPR1866 .K64 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 552 p. ;
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2401841M
ISBN 100393952452
LC Control Number87032084

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